jiǔ wine; liquor

Made up of [ shuǐ water radical 85, yǒu wine vessel; Tenth earthly branch radical 164]

Note

Combines the picture of an amphora (storage vessel) with the liquid radical
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using shuǐ : hǎi (sea) fǎ (law) mǎn (to fill) zé (pool) zhì (to rule) qiǎn (shallow) hàn (perspiration) méi (have not) qīng (clear) pào (bubble) hóng (flood) gǎng (harbor) qì (steam)

Sounds same

jiǔ (nine) jiǔ (long time)

Different tone

jiù (fault) jiù (at once) jiù (old)

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Pronunciation

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Cities

酒泉 Jiuquan, Gansu

Proverbs

狗猛酒酸 gǒu měng jiǔ suān Bad company discourages true friends
今朝有酒今朝醉 jīn zhāo yǒu jiǔ jīn zhāo zuì Take advantage of good fortune while it is around
酒肉朋友 jiǔ ròu péng yǒu Cupboard love. Fair weather friends

Phrases

啤酒 pí jiǔ beer
葡萄酒 pú táo jiǔ wine

Also

酒浆 jiǔ jiāng wine

Overseas Aid

The Chinese diaspora have made an important cultural and financial contribution to the building of modern China. Overseas communities in Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Indonesia have often become rich and send back money to their families or invest in new enterprises within China.
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zhàn to fight; fight; war

Made up of [ zhān to observe; to divine, gē spear radical 62]

Origin

The phonetic 'zhan' is on the left side for once, 'spear' gives idea of conflict
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